Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 97-11-06
From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>
-  Richard Holbrooke in Cyprus next week
-  President Clerides pleased with work of outgoing DIKO minister
-  Cyprus' first ambassador to Ireland presents credentials
 Richard Holbrooke in Cyprus next week
US Presidential Emissary on Cyprus, Richard Holbrooke, will be in Cyprus on
10 and 11 November to conduct talks with President Clerides and Turkish
Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash.
A statement issued by the US State Department Spokesman James Rubin
yesterday says the following:
"Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke, the President's Special Presidential
Emissary, accompanied by Special Coordinator for Cyprus, Thomas J. Miller,
will be travelling to Cyprus Monday, November 10 and Tuesday, November 11
for meetings with leaders of the two communities on Cyprus, including a
joint meeting of the two leaders and Ambassador Holbrooke".
 President Clerides pleased with work of outgoing DIKO ministerw
Following yesterday's resignation of the five Democratic Party (DIKO)
ministers from the coalition DISY-DIKO government, President Clerides, who
received the five Cabinet members at the Presidential Palace, said that he
was pleased with the cooperation he has had with them.
The President asked the five ministers (interior, defence, commerce,
agriculture and labour) to remain in office for a few more days and attend
the press conference he is giving tonight to outline the work done by his
government up to now. New Cabinet members are expected to be appointed next
Speaking on behalf of all outgoing DIKO Cabinet members, Minister of
Interior Dinos Michaelides, thanked President Clerides for the trust placed
in them all these years.
 Cyprus' first ambassador to Ireland presents credentials
Andreas Mavroyiannis, Cyprus' first Ambassador to Ireland, presented his
credentials yesterday to a three-member presidential committee presiding
the country, till the newly elected President Mary McAleese takes
From the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) Server at http://www.pio.gov.cy/